Mr. Clooney Went to Washington
George Clooney is a national, heck, an international treasure, and not just because he looks so good on screen and off.
The actor takes his well-recognized philanthropy seriously.
If there is a cause he believes in he sticks with it and takes it as far as he can.
This week, Clooney went to the White House to meet with the president to discuss diplomacy in Sudan. As that nation spirals toward civil war, he hopes diplomacy will help avoid another potential genocide in the region.
Although he acknowledges his involvement in this issue is pretty much moot because it “doesn’t matter what I believe, because obviously I’m an actor,” Clooney has set up has set up SudanActionNow.org, to drum up intervention.